Pierre Vercauteren is professor at the Faculty of Economic, Social, Political, and Communication Sciences of the Catholic University of Louvain-Mons in Belgium. He primarily teaches international relations and the . Since 2000 he is teaching “Global Governance” as a at the Institute for European Studies at the Free University of Brussels and at the University of Paris Est. He is Secretary General of the international research network REGIMEN (Réseau d’Etude sur la Globalisation et la Gouvernance Internationale et les Mutations de l’Etat et des Nations).
His main fields of research are global governance and the transformation of the State. Since 2001 he is director of the collection ‘Science Politique’ of the Belgian Association of Political Science of the French community of Belgium. He is a member of LIPHA (LaboratoireInterdisciplinaired’Etude du Politique Hannah Arendt) of the Université Paris Est.